Posts by Corri Peterson

Low Iodine Levels Can Impact Fertility

Low Iodine Levels Can Impact Fertility

Low iodine levels can impact fertility and not in a good way. Women who are trying to conceive but are having a difficult time need to check their iodine levels. We have to get our iodine from our diet and unfortunately it’s not found in many foods.  An deficiency can also cause brain development issues…

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PFOA Exposure-It’s Dangerous and It’s Everywhere

PFOA Exposure-It's Dangerous and It's Everywhere

PFOA exposure is everywhere and very dangerous to our health. Ohio’s attorney general is seeking damages from Dupont for contamination of natural resources. Unlike specific or class action lawsuits that have focused on specific medical maladies linked to the discharge of toxic substances from DuPont’s Washington Works Plant near Parkersburg, this lawsuit focuses on environmental impact…

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Infertility Linked to Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Infertility Linked to Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Infertility is linked to subclinical hypothyroidism, a recent study shows. The study looked at TSH ranges in the high normal ranges of women who are trying to get pregnant. Women with unexplained infertility had significantly higher median levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) compared to a control group of women with infertility of a known cause according…

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Celiac Disease Facts and Fiction

Celiac Disease Facts and Fiction

Celiac disease is on the rise and a commonly misunderstood one. It’s an autoimmune disease where wheat protein causes an immune reaction. Those who have celiac disease cannot eat wheat, even the smallest amounts will trigger a reaction. To help clear up some common myths about this condition, I have a news story from www.ksat.com …

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Non-Dairy Milks-Are They A Healthy Choice?

Non-Dairy Milks-Are They Healthy?

Non-dairy milks are the rage now days, but are they the healthiest choice? I will be the first to admit I don’t drink non-dairy milk; I grew up on a dairy farm where milking the cows was a twice a day chore. I used to drink fresh, warm milk on my cereal every morning before…

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Psoriasis Or Just Dry Skin- How Do You Know

Psoriasis Or Just Dry Skin- How Do You Know

This winter has made my skin extremely dry. I had actually thought about the fact that I might have psoriasis, so when I ran across this article explaining this chronic skin condition I had to share. This article by Grace Gold details the difference between dry skin and psoriasis and she shares steps you can…

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Keeping Your Thyroid Healthy-5 Tips

Keeping your thyroid healthy can be a challenge, but not impossible. To help everyone get a better understanding of how their thyroid works, Donna Rogers has 5 tips to keep your thyroid healthy and she also included a at home test for your thyroid. 5 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Thyroid Healthy The…

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Processed Salt Linked to Cognitive Decline

Processed Salt Linked to Cognitive Decline

Processed salt is consumed in our diet everyday and most of us have no idea how much we are actually eating on a daily basis. Now, we have all heard how too much salt will raise your blood pressure and on the other hand, we have also been told that we all need salt in…

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Toxic Paper We Are Exposed to Everyday

Toxic Paper We Are Exposed to Everyday

Toxic paper is a danger we are exposed to everyday. A new report published this week shows the regulatory gaps in how the US manages chemicals in our food. The main chemical studied was perchlorate, a well-known endocrine disruptor. Now, it is known that this chemical has the ability to affect  thyroid fucntion and can adversely impact…

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Illnesses That Mimic Thyroid Disease

Illnesses That Mimic Thyroid Disease

Illnesses that mimic thyroid disease are everywhere. If you go to a doctor with symptoms of fatigue, persistently low mood, loss of interest in normal activities, insomnia and lack of appetite, don’t be surprised if you leave the clinic with a diagnosis of depression, a prescription for an anti-depressant, and a referral to a therapist. With…

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